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Canon and OM System talks announced for Cambridge Photography Week & The Cambridge Photography Show

We’re in full planning mode for Cambridge Photography Week [3rd – 7th October] and The Cambridge Photography Show [8th October] and we’re delighted to announce the talks from two of our wonderful event partners – Canon and OM Systems!

Canon returns as headline sponsor for the whole week and brings to you some of their ambassadors. You’ll get to watch their talks online on-demand throughout the week, and you’ll get to meet one of their ambassadors in person at the show. 

OM Systems return as one of our event sponsors and bring a sheer wealth of technical and product knowledge in the form of David Smith. These are exciting times for the brand formerly known as Olympus!

Here’s a rundown of their talks – they are a mix of free online talks, free in-person talks and reasonably priced walks/workshops. And we will be updating the schedule of talks and workshops over the next few weeks, so sign up here to get notifications.

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Monday 3rd October [1:00pm – 2:00pm – Livestream]

Talk: My journey as a photographer in the fashion and music industries

Speaker: Wanda Martin – Fashion, music and portrait photographer & CANON Ambassador

Wanda Martin is a London-based photographer working in the fashion and music industry. Originally from Hungary, Wanda has worked with the likes of Sony Music, Atlantic Records, VOGUE, Glamour, Marie Claire, Dior, Burberry and Diesel.  She’s also most recently worked with actor Jamie Campbell Bower [of Stranger Things fame!] in California for the FOXES Magazine Cover Story. She’s also been a CANON Ambassador since 2019. 

Her style can be described as a combination of romantic painterly beauty and a rock’n’roll attitude. 

In this lunchtime live session, you will learn about Wanda’s journey as a photographer and the inspiration behind her work. She’ll also share her fashion and portrait photography that she’s done for her clients and some of her personal projects. 

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Tuesday 4th October [1:00pm – 2:00pm – Livestream]

Talk: Focusing power and options of the OM-1

Speaker: David Smith, OM System Technical Expert

Jon David Smith as he takes you for a quick dip into the focusing options and capabilities of the OM System OM-1.

David is a technical expert at OM Systems and had worked with Olympus cameras for many years. As well as being passionate about educating people about photography and his products, he has also created thriving virtual spaces for photographers. David can be found either in the studio, shooting macro and wildlife, or out at night enjoying some light painting.

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Thursday 6th October [1pm – 2pm – Livestream]

Talk: Wildlife photography with Lucia Griggi, CANON Ambassador

Speaker: Lucia Griggi, Wildlife Photographer and CANON Ambassador

Join Canon Ambassador, and award-winning photographer, Lucia Griggi, as she talks about her stunning wildlife photography. She combines her English precision with Venetian creativity to capture the moment with clarity and with. 

Lucia’s work is fresh, vivid and full of energy. And it has been internationally recognized and awarded by National Geographic, PDN, Windland Smith Rice International Awards, Black and White photography and the Master’s Cup.

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Saturday 8th October 

[11am – 12:00pm – Talk – The Hilton Hotel Downing Street, Cambridge]

Talk: The array of a mirrorless with David Clapp, CANON AMBASSADOR

Join David Clapp as he talks about mirrorless cameras – what are the options out there and how do you find the one that suits your needs the best? 

David works closely with Canon UK and Canon Europe, representing Canon at numerous leading industry events like ‘The Outdoor Show’, and ‘The Photography Show’ his public speaking and teaching skills have extended beyond workshops to the video presentations. David has co-presented ‘EOS Adventure: Portrait & Landscape Photography’ and also presented tutorials for the Canon EOS 6D, sent to Patagonia, now a landscape camera that he uses extensively throughout his work.

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1pm – 2:30pm – Walking Tour, The Hilton Hotel Downing Street, Cambridge

Walking Tour: City Scape & Architecture Tour of Cambridge

Guide: David Clapp, CANON AMBASSADOR

Cambridge is an iconic city full of inspiration for photographers. In this Walking Tour, we are focusing on the architecture and cityscapes of this beautiful city. 

Join David Clapp, CANON Ambassador, as he takes you around the city and helps you find the perfect shots that make Cambridge so iconic. You’ll identify and capture shots that will be reviewed on the day. And you’ll go home with shots to be proud of.

David Clapp is a landscape and travel photographer who never expected to be. An avid musician, he learned the creative language through guitar and sequencing software, making his transition to cameras and Photoshop seem almost second nature. Forever attempting to push the boundaries as technology unfolds, his technique and technical abilities speak for themselves through the complex work he produces. 

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2:00pm – 3:00pm – Talk, The Hilton Hotel Downing Street, Cambridge

Talk: Pro Capture with OM System

Speaker: David Smith, OM System Technical Expert

David will deliver a talk and demonstration on the Time Machine like Wildlife and Sport feature of the OM and OM-D range of Pro cameras. This demonstration will be made using water in a splash photography setup to show how the function works in Wildlife and Sport. 

David is a technical expert at OM Systems and had worked with Olympus cameras for many years. As well as being passionate about educating people about photography and his products, he has also created thriving virtual spaces for photographers. David can be found either in the studio, shooting macro and wildlife, or out at night enjoying some light painting.

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